Code of Conduct Policy

The Code of Conduct sets the minimum standards of conduct for council officials. It is prescribed by regulation to assist council officials to:

  • understand and comply with the standards of conduct that are expected of them
  • enable them to fulfil their statutory duty to act honestly and exercise a reasonable degree of care and diligence (s439 of the Local Government Act 1993)
  • act in a way that enhances public confidence in local government.